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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Willoughby City than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of Willoughby City's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Willoughby City 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers6,93019.113.56,14118.213.3+789
Professionals14,47439.923.613,44039.922.7+1,034
Technicians and Trades Workers2,2866.312.72,3366.913.2-50
Community and Personal Service Workers2,6587.310.42,3006.89.5+358
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,47912.313.84,71714.015.1-238
Sales Workers2,9338.19.22,4887.49.3+445
Machinery Operators And Drivers5221.46.15041.56.4+18
Labourers1,3273.78.81,0743.28.7+253
Inadequately described or not stated7051.91.86602.01.8+45

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, New South Wales : 13.5% Professionals, New South Wales : 23.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales : 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales : 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales : 13.8% Sales Workers, New South Wales : 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales : 6.1% Labourers, New South Wales : 8.8% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales : 1.8% Managers, Willoughby City - All industries: 19.1% Professionals, Willoughby City - All industries: 39.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: 6.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: 7.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: 12.3% Sales Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: 8.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willoughby City - All industries: 1.4% Labourers, Willoughby City - All industries: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Willoughby City - All industries: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Willoughby City - All industries: +789 Professionals, Willoughby City - All industries: +1,034 Technicians and Trades Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: -50 Community and Personal Service Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: +358 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: -238 Sales Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: +445 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willoughby City - All industries: +18 Labourers, Willoughby City - All industries: +253 Inadequately described or not stated, Willoughby City - All industries: +45
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Willoughby City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,474 people or 39.9%)
  • Managers (6,930 people or 19.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (4,479 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 25,883 people in total or 71.3% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.5% in Managers; and 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (39.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (19.1% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (6.3% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (3.7% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Willoughby City increased by 2,654 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Willoughby City were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,034 people)
  • Managers (+789 people)
  • Sales Workers (+445 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+358 people)

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